Things to do in the Cairngorms

At Hilton Coylumbridge


Get to know Hilton Coylumbridge and our amazing location by checking out our guide of things to do in the Cairngorms. We cover all sorts of topics – from upcoming promotions to sporting events across each season.

Exciting Aviemore Activities for a Snow-Light Winter

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, November, 2018

Even without the coveted snow cover, our winter resort won't fall short of your expectations.

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Ode to Aviemore's Autumn

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, October, 2018

“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, close bosom-friend of the maturing sun".

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Have a Golden Spurtle? Come to the World Porridge Making Championships

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2018

A Cairngorms legend since 1994.

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Let Your Exploring Be-Gin

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2018

And get a free tour at the home of handcrafted, premium Scottish gin plus a complimentary G&T.

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The School Trip of a Lifetime in Scotland

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2018

We can conjure a spectacular journey for kids, teachers and staff with a touch of Peter Pan in them.

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Join Us for the Aviemore Scooter Weekend

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, August, 2018

Vroooooom - wheels out for the legendary third edition!

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Double Trouble: Cairngorms Cèilidh Trail and Aviemore Triathlon

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, August, 2018

Electric nights of fun, exceptional days of sports. All happening this month in Aviemore!

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Wild Swimming in the Cairngorms

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, July, 2018

The most thrilling activity of summer laid bare for you loch-hoppers.

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How Many Munros Can You Master This Summer?

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, June, 2018

Quite a few, we bet! Here's our handy pocket guide for a nudge in the right direction.

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A Historic Look at Summer Solstice Celebrations in Scotland

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, June, 2018

Light your own bonfire in the name of the sun.

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Hungry for Adventure? Try Obstacle Courses in Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, May, 2018

Indulge your inner Peter Pan or Wendy for a day... or two!

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8 Ways to Spend Your May Bank Holiday

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, April, 2018

Ready, set, action! A picturesque, serene long weekend awaits you in Aviemore.

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Build Your A-Team in Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, April, 2018

Adventure is guaranteed to rally you all together behind the same cause. Let us host your winning team-building event!

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The History of the Cairngorms (and Visitor Attractions to Find Out More!)

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, March, 2018

Go back thousands of years into the scintillating past of the eastern Highlands.

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Crack Open a Craft Beer With Us

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, March, 2018

With two microbreweries close by and our own purveyor of the finest craft beers and ales, enthusiasts will instantly feel at home with us.

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Your Guide to Conserving the Cairngorms

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, February, 2018

Follow these pointers to safeguard our pristine patch of Highland splendour.

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Snowsports Season Has Landed

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, November, 2017

Grab your ski suits and make your way to our powder-happy resort!

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Our Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, November, 2017

Let us make your Christmas planning as light as a snowflake.

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Scotland: Visit the "Most Beautiful Country in the World"

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, October, 2017

Every other country has been outvoted by stunning Scotland. What are you waiting for?

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Horsing Around in Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, October, 2017

Embark on the ride of your lifetime on the back of this majestic creature.

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The Cyclist's Guide to the Cairngorms

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2017

It's time to let those adventure wheels loose and breathe in the fresh air of biking freedom.

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Experience the Red Deer Rutting Season

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2017

Play witness to one of Aviemore's indelible natural phenomena in our lively yearly calendar.

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Awaken Your Senses in Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2017

Walk through the ancient landscape and discover the evocative sights, sounds and scents of the Scottish Highlands.

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10 Things to Do within 10 Miles of Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, August, 2017

From lush Highland trails to family days out, we have it all on our doorstep.

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The Corrieyairack Challenge 2017

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, June, 2017

On July 1, take on the mountain duathlon and follow the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie over Scotland’s highest mountain road.

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The Red Squirrel: A Future in the Forest

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, May, 2017

This year a new book celebrates one of our most endangered animals – the beloved red squirrel.

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Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, April, 2017

Say hello to Mother Nature on May 12-14 and celebrate the National Park’s outstanding wildlife and scenery.

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6 Hours in Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, March, 2017

What would you do if you only had six hours to spend in our affable town?

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Aviemore Adventure Festival

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, March, 2017

Don’t miss this year’s Aviemore Adventure Festival, packed with a fantastic line-up of outdoor events, workshops, films and gues…

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12 Hours in Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, February, 2017

What would you do with your family if you had 12 hours to spend in Aviemore? Read our itinerary to the best things to do in the town.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Aviemore

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, December, 2016

Allow us to share some interesting soundbites about this fascinating town.

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Is Your Heart in the Highlands?

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, April, 2016

Spring has truly sprung here in Aviemore and these beautiful words by Robert Burns are so fitting at this time of year, don’t you think?

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Snow Fest CairnGorm with FREE Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, March, 2016

We’ve got snow in Aviemore! And that’s great news as the resort prepares for Ski-Scotlan…

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How to Prepare for a Winter Walk in the Cairngorms

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, December, 2014

The Cairngorms is a fantastic place for walking all year round, but do keep in mind that weather conditions in winter can be unpredi…

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The Best Walks in the Cairngorms for Beginners

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2014

The Cairngorms National Park that surrounds Hilton Coylumbridge Hotel is the home to dozens …

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A Guide to Activities Within Walking Distance of the Hotel

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, September, 2014

Although Hilton Coylumbridge in Aviemore is set in the most beautiful National Park surround…

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Ride the UK's Highest Cycle Sportive!

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, May, 2014

The UK’s highest cycle sportive? Really?

Do you enjoy cycling? Beautiful sights? A challe…

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Become the king or queen of the mountains

Posted by Hilton Coylumbridge, July, 2013

With the 100th Tour de France in full swing, the race to become King of the Mountains is cap…

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